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Backyard Composting 101

Start: May 21, 2019 6:30 pm
End: May 21, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: St. James-Assiniboia Library
Cost: Free
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Free public presentation on the basics of backyard composting! Are you new to composting? Maybe you’ve composted for a while but feel like you’re stabbing in the dark and want some reassurance. Or maybe you’ve heard about composting and just want to ge… Read More



Vermicomposting 101

Start: May 23, 2019 6:30 pm
End: May 23, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: Munroe Library
Cost: Free
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call the Munroe Library at 204-986-3736

Free public presentation on the basics of vermicomposting! Best suited for those without access to a yard, vermi-composting is an easy and compact way that you can recycle your organic nutrients and reduce your amount of waste. This presentation will t… Read More



Green New Deal Town Hall

Start: May 23, 2019 7:00 pm
End: May 23, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: University of Winnipeg - Richardson Building Atrium
Cost: Free - Register here
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Register here A Green New Deal is finally coming to Canada and we need your help to bring it to life in Manitoba. There is a community conversation for the Green New Deal coming up in Winnipeg on Thursday May 23rd from 7pm – 9pm. Please RSVP to let us… Read More



IKEA Eco-lution

Start: May 25, 2019 10:00 am
End: May 25, 2019 6:00 pm
Venue: IKEA
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Join us for Eco-lution Day at IKEA! Clear your home of unwanted items, like mattresses and old sheets, and bring them to IKEA to be recycled or re-purposed. You can also bring older IKEA furniture to have it assessed, as part of IKEA’s “Family Buy Back… Read More



Functional Transit: 101 Years of the Bus

Start: May 29, 2019 6:30 pm
End: May 29, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: Good Will Social Club
Cost: FREE
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Functional Transit Winnipeg presents “101 Years of the Bus” featuring Glen Murray and Dr. Orly Linovski at The Good Will Social Club. For more information, check out the FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1989911237805011/



Commuter Challenge Media Launch 2019

Start: May 31, 2019 12:00 pm
End: May 31, 2019 1:00 pm
Venue: True North Square Plaza
Cost: FREE
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Join us Friday, May 31st to celebrate the kick-off of Green Action Centre’s 16th year of Commuter Challenge! There will be plenty of snacks, coffee and information about the challenge for you. We’ll see you there!



Omands Creek Cleanup

Start: June 1, 2019 9:00 am
End: June 1, 2019 12:30 pm
Venue: Omands Creek
Cost: Free
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

 We’ve once again teamed up with CF Polo Park to clean-up Omands Creek. Meet us at the CF Polo Park South Entrance at 9am on June 1st for a brief orientation. Everyone will be equipped with the supplies they need to make your clean-up experience safe a… Read More



Commuter Challenge

Start: June 2, 2019 12:00 am
End: June 8, 2019 12:00 am
Cost: FREE
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

The annual Commuter Challenge is a week-long challenge that encourages Canadians to choose sustainable modes of commuting. Participants are encouraged to walk, run, cycle, skate, bus, carpool, or telecommute as an alternative to single-occupant driving… Read More



Clean Air Day at the Bridge 2019

Start: June 5, 2019 6:45 am
End: June 5, 2019 9:15 am
Venue: The Manitoba Legislative Grounds
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Join the Green Action Centre team during your morning commute to help us celebrate Clean Air Day. We’ll be set up on the Legislative Building grounds right by the Osborne Bridge with fresh coffee, treats and lots of information about the Commuter Chall… Read More



Clean Air Day for Schools 2019

Start: June 5, 2019 10:00 am
End: June 5, 2019 2:00 pm
Venue: Kildonan Park
Cost: FREE
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Green Action Centre’s Active and Safe Routes to School Program is hosting their fourth annual Clean Air Day event on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Due to popular demand, this year’s event will be taking place in Kildonan Park again… Read More



Trans Canada Trail Plog-a-thon

Start: June 8, 2019 8:00 am
End: June 8, 2019 6:00 pm
Venue: The Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail)
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please contact Winnipeg Trails by email

Celebrate International Trails Day by enjoying trails in your own backyard. Join Winnipeg Trails in a day of plogging, giving our Trans Canada Trail some much needed TLC, at the Trans Canada Trail Plog-a-thon! Plogging is part jogging and and part pick… Read More



The Fam Jam: West Broadway-Wolseley Family Bike/Wheel Jam

Start: June 9, 2019 10:00 am
End:
Venue: Broadway Neighbourhood Centre
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Celebrate the start of the summer season with the Fam Jam! A family-friendly bike and wheel event through Wolseley and West Broadway. Visit Bike Week Winnipeg for more details and a list of other fun activities to celebrate Bike Week!



Vermicomposting 101

Start: June 10, 2019 6:30 pm
End: June 10, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: Osborne Library
Cost: Free
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call the Osborne Library at 204-986-4775

Free public presentation on the basics of vermicomposting! Best suited for those without access to a yard, vermi-composting is an easy and compact way that you can recycle your organic nutrients and reduce your amount of waste. This presentation will t… Read More



Bike Week 2019

Start: June 17, 2019 12:00 am
End: June 23, 2019 12:00 am
Cost: FREE
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

June 17-23, 2019 will mark the 6th annual Bike Week Winnipeg! Bike Week is a week long celebration of the bicycle and everyone that rides. “It’s for everyone” because they aim to provide something for every type of cyclist. Whether you ride for recreat… Read More



Bike to Work Day Pit-Stop

Start: June 17, 2019 6:30 am
End: June 17, 2019 9:00 am
Venue: Old Market Square
Accessibility: For questions about accessibility and accommodations, please call us at 204-925-3777 or email us

Visit Green Action Centre at Old Market Square: Prize Giveaway, Coffee, Juice, Terra the Frog, and Sustainable Transportation experts on hand to chat   https://bikeweekwinnipeg.com/bike-to-work-day/pit-stops/



Green Action Centre’s 2019 AGM

Start: June 19, 2019 5:30 pm
End: June 19, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: Eco Centre
Accessibility: Gender neutral wheelchair accessible washrooms, Elevator Access,

Green Action Centre will be holding its 2019 Annual General Meeting on the evening of June 19th. We’ll be looking at the year in review, electing new Directors, and reviewing and approving our financial statements. Snacks and refreshments will be serve… Read More